Patrick White

Rookie (September l5, l948 / Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada)

Patrick White Poems

601. Putting A Little Finesse In My Solitude 1/15/2013
602. Someone Took The Grey Day Like A Dirty Rag 1/15/2013
603. Don'T Try To Force Me To My Knees To Pay Homage 1/16/2013
604. The Dust On The Window No Less Part 1/17/2013
605. A Nick Of The Moon 1/18/2013
606. The River An Old Waltz On The Dance Card Of The Stars 1/18/2013
607. O, Yes, The Stillness Comes All In One Wave, One Caress 1/19/2013
608. Blue Comet Of A Peacock Dragging Its Tail 1/20/2013
609. This Far From Shore, The Night An Oceanic Emotion 1/20/2013
610. The Dark Silence You Embodied 1/21/2013
611. A Moment In The World, With No Regret 1/22/2013
612. Too Disaffected To Wear The Mask Of A Wizard 1/23/2013
613. The Sun Puts My Eyes Out Like A Star In Too Much Light 1/24/2013
614. If You'Re Not Walking On The Waters Of Your Own Mind 1/25/2013
615. Who Could Have Anticipated? 1/28/2013
616. Quietly And Like A Thousand Other Times 1/30/2013
617. There's A Woman In The Doorway 1/31/2013
618. Blackberries And Salmon 1/31/2013
619. Jupiter Gone From The Window 2/2/2013
620. Fifty Years Of Wrestling With The Dark Angel In The Way 2/5/2013
621. The Catastrophic Insight 2/5/2013
622. A Seance Of Sprites And Ghouls In The Cabals Of Emptiness 2/6/2013
623. These Words Are Not Meant To Burn Your Smile 2/6/2013
624. What An Impasse, Quiet Moment, Come To This 2/9/2013
625. I'Ve Grown Old Remembering You When You Were Young 2/10/2013
626. A Rock In The Current, A Skull In The River 2/11/2013
627. And Should I Ask Forgiveness 2/13/2013
628. Existing Nocturnally In A Covert Hole In The Dark 2/14/2013
629. Mere Threads Of The Life We Once Lived 2/15/2013
630. The Night Is Not A Friend 12/17/2012
631. How To Speak When No Word Can Be Spoken 12/17/2012
632. So Many Things I'Ve Exposed Myself To 12/19/2012
633. Even Here On Earth 12/21/2012
634. I Can Still See You Shining 12/21/2012
635. The Snow A Silence Whiter Than Last Night 12/22/2012
636. White Night. Unholy Solitude 12/22/2012
637. Deeper Than A Dream My Imagination Has Always Seen 12/24/2012
638. Looking At The Rain. Are You Looking At The Rain 12/24/2012
639. I Can Feel My Physical Energies Tweaking The Words 12/25/2012
640. I Fear I Haven'T Got The Voice To Speak To You 12/26/2012

Comments about Patrick White

  • i dont have a name (12/11/2017 6:38:00 PM)

    his poems are too long for my work

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  • Jonathan Platt (1/29/2013 12:57:00 PM)

    If you've never read Patrick White, prepare you mind for an off-the-planet voyage.

    Patrick has opened up new doorways of imagination...and once inside, he opens more.

Best Poem of Patrick White

You Are Crazy

You are crazy and beautiful
and wounded and wild
and the youngest daughter
of a coven of poetic sea-witches,
and dangerous as the moon in your changes,
the fragrance of night
hovering over the blue star-honey
of your seductive hive of candles,
the skulls you drink from naked,
anointing the fire
with libations of blood and wine,
dancing to the passionate lament
of ancient serpents
unfolding their wings
like eras in the lives of stars,
constellations that have come and gone like leaves,
seasons that are only distant ...

Read the full of You Are Crazy

No Matter How Far

No matter how far into the past the star travels,
plunging its white fingers into the expanding womb of the past
to pull its own damp head out of convulsive space,
it will never find a beginning, the widening cleft between two thoughts
opening like a mouth full of silence, a sluice gate of thick water,
a dark prelude, the first letter alpha breaking like an eye
out of the eclipsed envelope into a splendour of light
to hang its jewel, its dropp of flammable water
from the i

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